VIDEO: Footage of lorry ablaze on A283 in Pulborough

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Footage and pictures of 20 firefighters battling a lorry full of blazing hay in Pulborough has been captured.

Up to 20 firefighters were on the scene in Swan Corner on the A283 at 3.40pm.

PULBOROUGH LORRY FIRE CAUSING CHAOS SUS-140826-105309001
PULBOROUGH LORRY FIRE CAUSING CHAOS SUS-140826-105309001

The artic lorry was carrying 60 bales of straw.

A grabber was used to remove hay from lorry.

Firefighters from Horsham, Worthing, Steyning and Billingshurst had all been called out to tackle the incredible blaze that was capture on camera by eye witnesses who reported the incident on Twitter.

Four breathing apparatus, two high pressured hose reels and two covering jets were used to extinguish the fire.

The roadway was made safe by the Fire and Rescue team and then handed over to the highway agency.

Relief crews also arrived from Crawley, Chichester, Bognor, Worthing, Midhurst, Storrington, Petworth and Littlehampton

If you were witness to the incident, tell us your account and send in your pictures to ct.news@jpress.co.uk

 

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